Best Dan Aykroyd movies

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Best Dan Aykroyd movies
We present our ranking of the best Dan Aykroyd movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Dan Aykroyd.

TOP 25:
Casper
Casper
Dan Aykroyd as: Dr. Raymond Stantz (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1995
Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to seek her claim, she is frightened away by a wicked wave of ghosts. Determined to get her hands on this hidden fortune, she hires afterlife therapist Dr. James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from the mansion. Harvey and his daughter Kat move in, and soon Kat meets Casper, the ghost of a young boy who's "the friendliest ghost you know." But not so friendly are Casper's uncles--Stretch, Fatso and Stinkie--who are determined to drive all "fleshies" away.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shelley Duvall movies?

TOP 24:
Twilight Zone: The Movie
Twilight Zone: The Movie
Dan Aykroyd as: Passenger / Ambulance Driver (Prologue / segment "Time Out")
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1983
Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the television show was in black-and-white), but very true to the originals, where eerie and disturbing situations gradually spin out of control. "A Quality of Mercy", "Kick the Can", "It's a Good Life", and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet".
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Albert Brooks movies?


TOP 23:
Ghostbusters II
Ghostbusters II
Dan Aykroyd as: Dr. Raymond Stantz
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1989
Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rick Moranis movies?

TOP 22:
The Great Outdoors
The Great Outdoors
Dan Aykroyd as: Roman Craig
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1988
It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman Craig, his wife, Kate, and the couple's two daughters. As the excursion wears on, the Ripleys find themselves at odds with the stuffy Craig family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Annette Bening movies?

TOP 21:
Into the Night
Into the Night
Dan Aykroyd as: Herb
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1985
Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michelle Pfeiffer movies?


TOP 20:
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
Dan Aykroyd as: Chris Magruder
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Release: 2001
CW Briggs is a veteran insurance investigator, with many successes. Betty Ann Fitzgerald is a new employee in the company he works for, with the task of reorganizing the office. They don't like each other - or at least that's what they think. During a night out with the rest of the office employees, they go to watch Voltan, a magician who secretly hypnotizes both of them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth Berkley movies?

TOP 19:
The House of Mirth
The House of Mirth
Dan Aykroyd as: Augustus 'Gus' Trenor
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodhi May movies?

TOP 18:
Unconditional Love
Unconditional Love
Dan Aykroyd as: Max Beasley
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2002
After her husband leaves her, a woman travels to London for the funeral of the pop star, Victor Fox, she's adored all her life. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, and convinces him to come back to Chicago with her to figure out who killed the singer. Written by Anonymous
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Pryce movies?


TOP 17:
Behind the Candelabra
Behind the Candelabra
Dan Aykroyd as: Seymour Heller
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2013
Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Boyd Holbrook movies?

TOP 16:
Get on Up
Get on Up
Dan Aykroyd as: Ben Bart
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lennie James movies?

TOP 15:

Tommy Boy

Tommy Boy
Dan Aykroyd as: Ray Zalinsky
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Warner movies?


TOP 14:

50 First Dates

50 First Dates
Dan Aykroyd as: Dr. Keats
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2004
Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no short-term memory, so Henry must woo her day after day until he finally sweeps her off her feet.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Missi Pyle movies?

TOP 13:

Sneakers

Sneakers
Dan Aykroyd as: Darren 'Mother' Roskow
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1992
When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his 'sneakers' must save themselves and the world economy by retrieving the box from their blackmailers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Tobolowsky movies?

TOP 12:

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor
Dan Aykroyd as: Captain Thurman
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Release: 2001
The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan's devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

TOP 11:

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
Dan Aykroyd as: Brian Thigh
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 1978
The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.


TOP 10:

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Dan Aykroyd as: Himself
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.

TOP 9:

Grosse Pointe Blank

Grosse Pointe Blank
Dan Aykroyd as: Grocer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1997
Martin Blank is a freelance hitman who starts to develop a conscience, which causes him to botch a couple of routine assignments. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his 10 year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

TOP 8:

Trading Places

Trading Places
Dan Aykroyd as: Louis Winthorpe III
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

TOP 7:

My Girl

My Girl
Dan Aykroyd as: Harry Sultenfuss
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1991
Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. When Vada's father hires Shelly, and begins to fall for her, things take a turn to the worse...

TOP 6:

I Am Chris Farley

I Am Chris Farley
Dan Aykroyd as: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
I am Chris Farley tells his hilarious, touching and wildly entertaining story - from his early days in Madison, Wisconsin, to his time at Second City and Saturday Night Live, then finally his film career (which included hits like Tommy Boy and Black Sheep). The film showcases his most memorable characters and skits from film and television and also includes interviews and insights from his co-stars, family and friends - including the likes of Christina Applegate, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, Bob Odenkirk, Bob Saget and Adam Sandler.


TOP 5:

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy
Dan Aykroyd as: Boolie Werthan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1989
The story of an old Jewish widow named Daisy Werthan and her relationship with her black chauffeur Hoke. From an initial mere work relationship grew in 25 years a strong friendship between the two very different characters in a time when those types of relationships where shunned upon. Oscar winning tragic comedy with a star-studded cast and based on a play of the same name by Alfred Uhry.

TOP 4:

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Dan Aykroyd as: Art Weber
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release: 1984
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

TOP 3:

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters
Dan Aykroyd as: Dr. Raymond Stantz
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1984
After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

TOP 2:

Chaplin

Chaplin
Dan Aykroyd as: Mack Sennett
Genre: Drama
Release: 1992
An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

TOP 1:

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers
Dan Aykroyd as: Elwood Blues (as Elwood)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music
Release: 1980
Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a 'mission from God' to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best: play music. So they get their old band together, and set out on their way—while getting in a bit of trouble here and there.



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